Watada hearing succeeds in placing war on trial
Aug. 18 news: Sides stake claims to law, The Olympian; Hearing puts war on trial, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; Putting the war on trial, Time/CNN; Watada expresses no regrets, Star-Bulletin/AP; Friends and Family of Lt. Watada media advisory below.
(Ft. Lewis, WA) – Yesterday, the defense for Lt. Watada has succeeded in placing the war in Iraq on trial.
“We appreciated the opportunity to lay the groundwork to prove that the war in Iraq is illegal and that Lt. Watada, coming to this conclusion after much research, was duty bound to refuse to participate,” Eric Seitz, civilian counsel for Lt. Watada said. “This case is really about the duty of individual soldiers to look at the facts and fulfill their obligation to national and international law,” he said.
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